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was passed in the clinton administration, i was a member of congress then, the gun lobbyers, the nra came in and chased out a number of the members of the house and senate who voted for us. so you see members with cold feet. they played it safe, but who paid the price? certainly these 20 children and their six teachers paid the price. why do we have to go this long? we had to go this long because of fear of the gun lobby. i was there to say yesterday they are not to be feared. they have had it to themselves. there has not been an opponent. the only kind of opponent they respect and that the congress respect is a public opponent. people in the streets people saying this time you got to do it. it's gone too far. >> john: congresswoman, i think back on how president reagan was a significant signaturery in support of the ban. does it ever surprise you that the party of reagan has so completely rejected the values of reagan? >> it does. even his values on raising taxes which he did a lot of when-- >> john: 11 times. >> when he was here in washington before i even came. but what you have is a h
with hillary clinton in the private dining room at the whitehouse at 12:30. yesterday, the senate confirmed senator john kerry to replace clinton as secretary of state in an overwhelming vote of 94 to 3. clinton was having an interactive online interview. as she heads out the door, she is leading -- leaving a legacy the most traveled secretary of state in history. more 950,000 miles, visited 112 countries and held 1700 meetings with world leaders. next up for the president today. he is talking immigration reform at 3:55 and 4:15. yesterday, obama unveiled his new immigration proposal for the country and urged congress to act quickly on immigration reforming the nation's laws. the president said his biggest failure in his first term was not accomplishing comprehensive immigration reform. this will term, he wants to see a quick path to citizenship for many of the country's 11 million illegal immigrants. lawmakers will have the senate's plan to consider which a bi-partisan group released on monday. in many aspects, they were similar. the senate's would call for toug
is -- doesn't this prove that murdoch who held a fund-raiser for hillary clinton who described himself as liberal, has no core ideology beyond making a buck? >> he's procapitallist. >> i love old navy. i love banana republic. they're the same company. he's never represented our views. well, he's employed by you! >> exactly i can see you not reading someone's entire article so maybe the last paragraph is racy. this is a cartoon. dude, you can see it. it's right there! >> it's not like some ecards, user generated content. some editor has to decide yes let's put this ad in our paper. >> he apologized via tweet which means he means it. for real. >> john: it is really him too. you know i guess he could apologize by writing me an e-mail. god knows he's probably hacked into it. speaking of people who think they have more power than they really do, shifting gears just a bit. grover norquist, savor it. grover norquist anti-tax pledge is being picked up by a group in italy called tea party italia. is that because that's where fascism began or they saw how well it worked here? >> it sounds like a
. but the idea though of rubio versus clinton or bush versus clinton. that is sort of an interesting dynamic, isn't it? bush might have the gav tas to stand up. if it is hillary clinton the republicans might want to say we got to get jeb bush in. >> republicans have a history of going for the next in line. you look at george bush senior bob dole george bush, jr., they pretty consistently pick the establishment. if they keep their pattern, the tea party has not proven they can win in the big election. so it is the next in line or is it the upstart, the tea party legacy? >> jennifer: it will be interesting to see. it may not be marco rubio's time yet, but it is going to become more and more because of the demographics we're talking about. >> that's right. >> jennifer: let's touch on climate change. today in texas churches are holding prayer services for 2,000 local residents who are losing their jobs because of the drought that caused a meat-processing plant to close. obviously this is hitting home. how soon before -- especially in the south there has been more climate change
marks the 25th anniversary of bill clinton signing the family and medical leave act. it guarantees new parents 12 weeks off after childbirth. when that was passed, 119 republicans signed against that. and several of them are still in the house. so our favorite guy today eric cantor making his pitch today. >> our solutions will be based on the conservative principles of self reliance faith in the individual, trust in family, and accountability in government. our goal is to ensure that every american has a fair shot to earn success and achieve their dreams. >> jennifer: every american has a fair shot. every american. sound like familiar language to me. maybe even out of one of the president's famous speeches like the one he just had in the inauguration. but rhetoric, of course, will not change the underlying policies. for example, take eric cantor's remarks on student lends. >> we alsoloans. >> we want to work on our student aid process to give incentive to finish studies sooner. >> jennifer: sounds great. but he forgot to mention that his team voted to eliminate pell grants to over a mi
the benghazi hearings republicans kept trying to say to secretary clinton, that they wanted to find out what they can do to never let this happen again, but when it comes to gun control they say there is nothing we can do. >> stephanie: exactly. everybody is coming to the table on this, except for the gun lobby. >> that's the evil of power. >> stephanie: yeah. and they are used to it for so long. they are used to people just cowering. let's go to carry in wisconsin. >> caller: john mccain and marco rubio are wasting their time. they will never get the latino vote at all. and all of this bob mcdonald stuff of trying to pass abortion stuff around. it's none of their business about the ababortions. >> stephanie: wait what does abortion have to do with the immigration debate. >> caller: just how foolish the republican party is, and the way they think. the abortion i would like all of the -- you know none-abortion people to think do americans have the right to make decisions about their kids? bob mcdonald. can i call him and say you have the right to have a kid or not. or make decis
skelton. she worked in the clinton white house and on the gore campaign and has her own strategy firm. thank you guys for coming in. >> our pleasure. >> jennifer: i was saying before i really wish we had a glass of wine, we could talk about this. karen what do you think about the efforts of the republicans to rebrand themselves? >> you -- you can be modern but when your policy is that birth control is about putting an aspirin between your knees it's not going to cut it. >> jennifer: but the new republican party is going to be what? pro birth control? >> well, you mentioned immigration, they need that to win. and romney got 20% less of the latino vote than bush did. they have to fix that problem and they are going to have to go after it. >> jennifer: and i think we should take it even if it's for the wrong reason. will rebranding help in other areas? it doesn't appear to be helping in gun safety. >> you're not going to go from med men to modern family with one commercial. [ laughter ] >> and what we're hearing are people saying why should we get rid of our conserva
, first day out of office for secretary of state hillary clinton. she has extraordinary approval ratings according to the washington post-abc news poll, american people approve but congress has a 19% approval rating. she has visited 112 countries, spent 401 days on the road and met with 1700 world leaders. if that weren't enough she's already got a word in for 2016. no word on whether she will actually run. more bill press up next. stay with us. converstion started weekdays at 9am eastern. >> i'm a slutty bob hope. >> you are. >> the troops love me. (vo) tv and radio talk show host stephanie miller rounds out current's morning news block. >> you're welcome current tv audience for the visual candy. just be grateful current tv does not come in smellivision. the sweatshirt is nice and all but i could use a golden lasso. (vo) only on current tv. what we need are people prepared for the careers of our new economy. by 2025 we could have 20 million jobs without enough college graduates to fill them. that's why at devry university we're teaming up with companies li
the country survive when a large part of us refuses to accept reality? secretary clinton just left saying that they don't deal with reality. how can we survive? this is not a -- they think -- >> stephanie: what she's referring to too is the secretary of state of the united states having to answer question about a fox talking point. the other one about no, there was no live video stream. just because fox news has reported it a thousand times doesn't mean it's true. >> how does it get to them officially? first thing liberals have their friends which we do. but now it is mainstream. that's how rodney got caught at the debate famously, listening to a ridiculous fox lie and repeating it. >> stephanie: now you have the united states senator that's why that turkey exchange was so funny. she's like turkey? i have things to do! i've got [ bleep ] to do. i'm secretary of state. what? turn on fox news. >> what do we do -- because i don't -- the hardest core at least in my circle, you know, i run is like a reasonable -- like a kathleen parker republican is the closest i run into. i don't rush into pe
deal with then president bill clinton. i stood in the rose garden and made that announcement, and it really doesn't matter whether it's bill clinton or president obama or wayne lapierre. if it makes sense, it makes sense. and if it doesn't, it doesn't. we need to grow up in the country, and start dealing with the real problems and face them as adults and i think we can and should. and enough with the comments and the back and forth. the problem in america -- and we all agree it's criminals. any criminal with a gun is a bad thing. and there are things we can do to make it harder for criminals to obtain guns and we ought to do them. >> cenk: i want to talk to you about that in a second but i want to finish up this issue. the nra makes a dramatic change -- you pointed to it too, the statements from wayne lapierre from before 2005. in 2005 -- i keep pointing to that year because two things happened. one they started taking corporate money from gun manufacturers, and they started defending gun manufacturers from lawsuits. so if it isn't the money what changed
carter and clinton have done over the years, negotiating a lower number of nuclear weapons and delivery vehicles to provide more stability and more safety and more security to the united states. >> john: well, senator hagel is accused in so not so many words of being soft on iran for refusing to vote on a bill of unilateral sanctions on that country. do you have any opinion on those votes and do you think senator hagel is soft on iran in any way? >> of course not. you just heard him say at the hearings today that we should keep all of our options open, including the military option. if a he agreed with the president on the statement that iran should not have a nuclear weapon. but he also says we should use military force as a last resort, and we should certainly exhaust all of the other opportunities all the other alternatives before we move to another war in the middle east. and it seems to me that makes a great deal of sense. that was certainly the predicate of the non-exchange he had with senator mccain. how would a surge make sense when you oppose the war in the first place? and obv
: under bill clinton. >> god bless america. >> bill: what a team coming up here. among other guests, we're going to be talking with joe courtney, good congressman from new york. igor volsky -- no? connecticut. what am i saying? don't tell him i said that. igor volsky from the center for american progress and think progress will be here as he is every tuesday. frank rich, great columnist for "new york" magazine will be here as well and yes the department of justice saying drones away! but first -- >> this is the "full court press." >> other headlines making news on this tuesday the nfl and officials at the superdome in new orleans have officially ruled that beyoncÉ's high-powered halftime show had nothing to do with the super bowl power outage. some had speculated she used too much electricity in her performance but "usa today" reporting the halftime show was run completely on generator power, not stadium power. in fact, the stadium lights were turned off during that show so they were using even less energy in the stadium. the issue still being blamed on an energy surge from a substatio
. hillary clinton has now got a new website. there is not much to hillary clinton office.com. it's a great photo of the former first lady senator and secretary of state, and a button to contact her with a scheduling request, media inquiry or other. the site went up january 31st and was last edited on sunday. she has been coy about she plans to do come 2016 and all she said is right now she is going to catch up on sleep and focus on advocacy and philanthropy. president obama is going to speak about the automatic spending cuts that are set to kick in march 1st. it will delay the sequester and buy more time so congress can work out a $1 trillion, ten-year deal to reduce the deficit. speaker boehner encouraged bipartisan cooperation. >> this not about being in a hurry. this is about trying to get it right on behalf of the american people and those suffering under an immigration system that doesn't work for anybody. >> the house judiciary committee is holding a hearing this morning on immigration policy. we're back after the break. ♪ to me now? you know the kind of guys that
years never balanced the budget. george h.w. bush, four years never balanced the budget. bill clinton did. george w. bush, eight years never balanced the budget. where was the call for all of the impeachment calls then? >> maybe it's not such a bad idea. maybe he's on to something. we got rid of all of those presidents. >> bill: yeah, except -- never a peep. such hypocrites. of course -- there are enough republicans who say we can't do this because it might come back and bite us in the ass. >> the next president. >> bill: they're not going to do it. igor volsky is here from think progress. talking immigration reformer and other issues. 1-866-55-press is the toll free number. join our conversation any time. >> announcer: radio meets television. the "bill press show." now on current tv. party or the other. when the democrats are wrong, they know that i'm going to be the first one to call them out. they can question whether i'm right, but i think that the audience gets that this guy, to the best of his ability, is trying to look out for us. (vo) she gets the comedians laughing and the
kerry's farewell to the senate. deval patrick appointed mo cowen as his replacement. hillary clinton has her last day tomorrow. you almost need a program to keep up with all of the new players around here. we'll tell you what is going on. but first today's current tv update. good morning, lisa. >> hey bill. chuck hagel is in for a grilling today. hagel has already met with at least 50 senators and given 112 pages of answers to their policy questions. hagel is faced with a strong campaign against him, attempting to paint him as an anti israel homophobic official. but he turned up the defensive. he said they have a very aggressive strategy moving forward, and thinks hague sell in a good place, but he will still face some tough questions today. after today's senators will still be able to submit their written questions, and they could vote on his nomination as early as next week. on the note of the president's staff picks, he has been widely criticized for choosing predominantly white males, but yesterday in an interview with univision, obama calls diversity of staf
-reaching proposals on the table first with clinton and then president bush. these proposals were not engaged and rejected. first by arafat, and then abbas. we hope again we will reach a formula that both sides will work on in good faith. can we resolve all of our differences? maybe not. can we move forward in a way that will benefit the palestinian people on the ground the israeli people, several we can. >> cenk: do you worry that the occupation has a corrupting influence on the population. if it was happening in the united states after 40 years and you're right to point that out. after 40 years we would become the occupiers in a mindset and become comfortable with that. are you worried about that? >> i think democracies always have to be worried about whatever state whatever their democracy. we have a movie that is an oscar contender called "the gatekeepers." it relates to these issues, the dilemmas of war and peace and the situation we're in. we've moved out of gaza unilaterally without agreement. hamas took over, iran took over and that became a launching ground of rocket noose israel. no
sports. >> it's a physical challenge. hillary clinton wins, i have no doubt. >> john: well, you know what i think the wars would be shorter if george bush was on the front lines of fallujah. >> i want to see dick cheney carry that pack for a long distance. >> john: all these republicans who voted for vietnam but avoided going, there is a special room waiting for them. do you have a favorite. >> nut nut. >> i think ma mahatma ghandi was history's greatestvillen. >> aregreatest villain. >> are you joking? >> yes i think the most misunderstood was hitler. >> john: speaking of documented monarchs, rick santorum rick perry has stumbled back in the news. he said the boy scouts should not soften their policy, but he likes them hard and preferably thick. the governor said three things made this country great. scouting no gays, and he forgets the third one. is there anything that rick perry could do not to make himself look like a buffoon? >> he's just ridiculous. the fact that he equates it to popular culture. if anyone is cool, that's it. i'm poll culture popular culture. >> john: you're a jewi
the republican attacks on women's health. chuck hagel nomination, senator clin -- secretary clinton benghazi but i'm out of time now. >> i know. we'll do this again. absolutely. i enjoyed it very much. >> stephanie: you have to come back. >> absolutely. >> stephanie: talk to you about so many issues. such a thrill to spend time with you on inauguration day. >> i'm so glad. >> stephanie: thanks for stopping in. >> i was running back and forth between you and the president. you should feel very honored. >> stephanie: i do. senator, always a pleasure. talk to you soon. thanks so much. >> bye-bye. [ applause ] >> i can't talk now. stephanie's on the line. i'm sure she had that conversation. >> stephanie: p.o.t.u.s., i have to go. tearstains. i had so much to talk to her about. kids i went way long with that but i still have time to tell you about carbonite because i'm going to save the interview with carbonite. >> because if i lose that interview -- >> you're fired! >> stephanie: i have that sound byte in there ready to go. we all have valuable things in our computers we're adding new files all
. hillary clinton on friday, her last day as secretary state? >> went out like she came out, a rock star. jammed. people were thrilled. the woman are as far as the state department is concerned walked on water. >> she lives with a great legacy. been benjamin? >> a bad way to go a blemish. a lot of major accomplishments, burma, the issue of equality and rights tore women and brought it up to the international stage, established a special office this was her signature issue when she expects to continue work on that. >> she will be required as one of the great secretaries of state. >> yeah. without question. >> our new secretary of state was on the job this weekend, john kerry, making calls to, you know, a half a dozen or so foreign leaders he has big shoes to feel. >> they say john kerry was bo born for this job. he has the breeding. he has the standing. he has been chairman of the senate foreign relations committee. he hasphon service in his blood, which really goes over well in the building. a lot of very, very good feeling greet can himself. first weeke
. today is secretary of state hillary clinton's last day on the job. she has repeatedly dodged questions about running for president in 2016. we're back where more show after the break. happy friday. stay with us. ♪ what we need are people prepared for the careers of our new economy. by 2025 we could have 20 million jobs without enough college graduates to fill them. that's why at devry university we're teaming up with companies like cisco to help make sure everyone is ready with the know-how we need for a new tomorrow. [ male announcer ] make sure america's ready. make sure you're ready. at devry.edu/knowhow. ♪ ♪ [♪ theme music ♪] >> announcer: ladies and gentlemen, it's the "stephanie miller show"! ♪ i'm walking on sunshine, woe ho ♪ ♪ i'm walking on sunshine woe ho ♪ ♪ it's time to feel good ♪ ♪ hey all right now ♪ ♪ it's time to feel good ♪ >> stephanie: shhhhhhh quiet time for momma everybody. >> is this the time where we have to put our heads on the desk? >> stephanie: momma has a massive red wine headache that is impervi
-- and hillary clinton would be 69. and everybody made a big deal that john mccain was 74 -- and he was extra grumpy. >> i don't think joe biden would chase kids off of his lawn with a garden hose. >> stephanie: that's right. i woke up one morning to turn on the tv and i found sadly somebody took you off of the air, and now i sit in my car with my eyes closed seeing you in my living room. >> oh, henry. he is a sad panda in tampa. >> they have pandas in tampa? >> no a sad python. >> stephanie: you'll be able to see me, don't you worry -- we're working on magic. >> even before current you could see us on the you stream thing. >> stephanie: people are used to the eye candy now. >> in all else fails just throw us up on the youstream. >> stephanie: right. kathy. we're going to be on for a few more months first of all. as time gets closer, will you please let us all know how to stay in touch. [ applause ] >> stephanie: yes, don't worry. we're on it. oh let's see, i think people are writing parities, because i was featured on fox news last night in the left-wing hate speech segment on
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